1940’s Hair Snoods- buy, knit, crochet or sew a snood

1940s snoods for hair nets1940s hair snood pattern

Snoods were a popular hair accessory in the 1940’s for both daytime and work. The were a rayon or cotton crocheted net fitted with a headband. The band was worn around the top of the head and all of the hair would be encased in the snood. The band would have to be pinned in place. This hairstyle was especially useful for women working in factories because their hair had to be kept back. For this style, take the snood and fill it with hair from the bottom. Place the band of the snood where you would a headband and pin in place. You can also use a hairnet first to help keep you hair from sticking through the knit.

Snoods can be very difficult to find online. Luckily my friends at the www.reddressshoppe.com carry snoods is every color you could want.

1940s hair  snood redIf you can knit or crochet you can also make your own snood.

www.knitting-crochet.com – a “Perky Snood” for both knit and crochet. No photo : (

www.jiffypatternshop.com– Has an original crochet pattern for a snood and matching purse for $3. Pictured above.

Or you can sew a snood (not authentic to the 40’s but looks vintage non-the-less.)

http://proudmommy.tripod.com/snood.html

Shop 1940’s snoods, hats and hair accessories:

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Betmar - Sylvie (Women's) - Black
 

1940s style Betmar - Sylvie (Women's) - Black

$123.95

Buy at: Shoebuy.com

1940s Bollman Heritage Collection Rosie
 

1940s style 1940s Bollman Heritage Collection Rosie

$100.00

Buy at: Hats.com

Tropic Monty Beret
 

1940s style Tropic Monty Beret

$41.00

Buy at: Hats.com

Nikkie Wide Fascinator
 

1940s style Nikkie Wide Fascinator

$116.00

Buy at: Hats.com

Sylvie Fascinator
 

1940s style Sylvie Fascinator

$129.00

Buy at: Hats.com

J-Picone 'Brooklyn' Floral Fascinator
 

1940s style J-Picone 'Brooklyn' Floral Fascinator

$45.00

Buy at: NORDSTROM.com

J-Picone 'Kiera' Floral Fascinator
 

1940s style J-Picone 'Kiera' Floral Fascinator

$65.00

Buy at: NORDSTROM.com

Layla Sun Hat
 

1940s style Layla Sun Hat

$32.00

Buy at: Hats.com

1880s Bollman Heritage Collection Equestrian
 

1940s style 1880s Bollman Heritage Collection Equestrian

$100.00

Buy at: Hats.com

2000s Bollman Heritage Collection Trilby
 

1940s style 2000s Bollman Heritage Collection Trilby

$100.00

Buy at: Hats.com

Day to Daylight Hat
 

1940s style Day to Daylight Hat

$32.99

Buy at: ModCloth

BLACK CLASSY POLYESTER TURBAN HAT HEAD COVER SUN CAP
 

1940s style BLACK CLASSY POLYESTER TURBAN HAT HEAD COVER SUN CAP

$7.73

Buy at: Buy.com (dba Rakuten.com Shopping)

Adult Black Beret
 

1940s style Adult Black Beret

$5.99

Buy at: Anytime Costumes

Adult Red Beret
 

1940s style Adult Red Beret

$5.99

Buy at: Birthday in a Box

Palladium Beret
 

1940s style Palladium Beret

$69.00

Buy at: Hats.com

Eva Beret
 

1940s style Eva Beret

$145.00

Buy at: Hats.com

Furgora® Beret
 

1940s style Furgora® Beret

$50.00

Buy at: Hats.com

Women's Knitted Rex Rabbit Fur Beret, CAMEL MIX, Size 1 Size
 

1940s style Women's Knitted Rex Rabbit Fur Beret, CAMEL MIX, Size 1 Size

$109.00

Buy at: Overland.com

Grosgrain Mini Boater Hat, TAN, ONE SIZE"
 

1940s style Grosgrain Mini Boater Hat, TAN, ONE SIZE"

$34.00

Buy at: Urban Outfitters

Christelle Fascinator
 

1940s style Christelle Fascinator

$103.00

Buy at: Hats.com

The Perfect Knit Turban
 

1940s style The Perfect Knit Turban

$14.99

Buy at: AmeriMark

Betmar - Gossamer (Women's) - Natural
 

1940s style Betmar - Gossamer (Women's) - Natural

$38.95

Buy at: Shoebuy.com

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3 thoughts on “1940’s Hair Snoods- buy, knit, crochet or sew a snood

  1. Katie Dore

    I am looking for someone to make me a vintage snood from a pattern I have. Know how to help me?
    Best Regards.

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    1. Debbie Post author

      Look for snoods on etsy.com and contact the sellers to see if they can make a custom snood from your pattern. I bet many of them will be happy to help.

      Reply
    2. Tele

      If you have’nt already located someone and if
      the snood is sewn or crocheted, I will be happy to make it for you.

      Reply

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